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Why Young People Are My Inspiration for Writing
16 hours ago

Why Young People Are My Inspiration for Writing

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Two days ago, I received a note from a reader who follows my writing on a couple of different platforms. It caught me by surprise, if for no other reason that it is so very easy, sitting here in relative isolation and still under the corner of the heavy quarantine…
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6 Decorating Mistakes I Know About That I’m Making Anyway
3 days ago

6 Decorating Mistakes I Know About That I’m Making Anyway

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I like to follow decorating trends to see what’s new. Decorating my own home to be warm, cozy and inviting is a priority. Peaceful, calm, warm and inviting are the words that describe how I want my home to feel. To do this, I’ve added pillows and fabric…
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How We Develop Female Friendships Through Life
3 days ago

How We Develop Female Friendships Through Life

Most female friendships start in college and during the early years of marriage. Some women are fortunate and develop long-lasting friendships in high school or as far back as childhood. I was not one of those lucky women. I have always been perplexed…
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Why Choosing the Right Hangers Can Be a Game Changer
4 days ago

Why Choosing the Right Hangers Can Be a Game Changer

Hangers – I bet you’ve never given them a second thought. They are just there, they just exist functionally to hang your clothes in your wardrobe or closet. It’s not the number one thing on your agenda, what’s the big deal? If you are not 100% happy with your…
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Is a Gap Year Right for You?
5 days ago

Is a Gap Year Right for You?

If you’re having a late-blooming midlife crisis, maybe you need time away from whatever it is you’re doing, especially if that’s sitting around feeling mildly depressed. Try something new or revisit something you used to enjoy. Give it a year – or don’t set an end date…
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You Can Go Home Again – 7 Joys and Challenges of Repatriating
6 days ago

You Can Go Home Again – 7 Joys and Challenges of Repatriating

Many have fantasies about leaving home and moving to a destination that calls your heart. There are lots of articles about expat living, the joys and challenges of adjusting to a new country and new culture. But few people talk about…
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Top 10 Things to Do Before Retiring
6 days ago

Top 10 Things to Do Before Retiring

In many ways, retirement feels like crossing the finish line of a very long race. It’s the milestone that we all work towards throughout our careers. But it’s important not to retire too early. Doing so could make it difficult to enjoy your newfound freedom…
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“But I Thought We Were Friends” – Good Boundaries Make for Good Relationships
6 days ago

“But I Thought We Were Friends” – Good Boundaries Make for Good Relationships

I’ll bet you’ve heard this plea a number of times in your life. In fact, I bet that you’ve heard it recently, even though you are in the “senior” part of your life. Of course, not everyone uses these exact words. But, have you heard something close to one…
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Turning to Individual and Systemic Action for Climate Change
7 days ago

Turning to Individual and Systemic Action for Climate Change

Future generations will depend on the choices we are making today. Every effort to reduce carbon emissions and protect natural habitats now will be much harder to take in future decades. Sara Jaquette Ray explains that the frontline for the climate crisis…
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Getting the Better Car Insurance Plan for Older Drivers
7 days ago

Getting the Better Car Insurance Plan for Older Drivers

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You would think that a long history of driving experience and a good driving record would score you the best insurance rate. However, you may be subject to higher insurance premiums because of biases against older drivers or drivers with health problems…
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